In a bid to contain the further spread of the Corona Virus COVID-19 disease, the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni has announced the extension of the lock down for more 21 days.

This comes after the expiration of the first lock down of two weeks that ended on Monday, 13th April 2020.

According to Museveni, Uganda was not prepared for a crisis that has killed several people in the worldwide.

It should be noted that at least 117,752 people have died worldwide from this killer disease from 193 countries and territories, according to an AFP tally around 1900 GMT Monday based on official sources, with 1,889,410 reported infections since the virus emerged in China’s Wuhan Province in December last year.

Uganda has 54 confirmed cases so far with 7 recoveries and no death yet.